A new feature has been published on the CODART website. In this CODARTfeature, Brooks Rich, associate curator of Old Master prints at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, guides us through his exhibition about Northern Renaissance prints. The show presents acquisitions made by the NGA in the last decade, most of which have never before been displayed. Including works by lesser known artists and impressions that are unique in an American collection, it illustrates the enormous innovation in printmaking in the sixteenth century.
“Among the longstanding strengths of the National Gallery of Art’s collection of works on paper are prints made by Northern European artists active in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. This area of the collection continues to grow through selective acquisitions that enable the National Gallery to tell (…)” Continue reading…
Published monthly, the features provide information on new curatorial developments, current projects, collections of Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide, as well as insight into the work of the museum curator.